At the recent Musikmesse show, Toontrack announced that their hugely popular drum software, EZdrummer, would be receiving the update treatment. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the features that make EZdrummer 2 the new standard for creating grooves, as well as how buying the original EZdrummer (while stocks last) can actually end up being beneficial...
iZotope have today announced and released a brand new piece of software, designed by BT. Introducing BreakTweaker.
BreakTweaker is a unique and innovative drum machine, which also combines a sequencing environment, as well as allowing you to tweak your sounds. BreakTweaker allows you to create extremely complex drum loops, in a way that blurs the line between rhythm and melody. Check it out in the video below!
If BreakTweaker is of interest to you, then it's currently available on a special introductory price until 19th February 2014, with the standard version available as a serial download for £139 (usually £189) and the Expanded version available for £165 (usually £249).
If you want to be one of the first people to own BreakTweaker, then we have some download versions available already. Boxed versions are due to be released mid-February.
Superior Drummer 2.0 is Toontrack's most powerful virtual drum sampler software. It comes with a whopping 20GB of drum hits, recorded professionally using top-end equipment in New York's Avatar studio. The software features a great visual interface along with loads of controls for tweaking your sounds and it also contains mixer presets by producer Neil Dorfsman, who has worked with artists such as Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, Kiss, Joss Stone, Genesis, John Mayer and Chris Cornell. On top of all this, Superior Drummer comes with a huge library of professional drag-and-drop MIDI loops, which you can use as they are in your projects, or customise them to your own needs.
For a limited time, you can grab Vir2's brand new Studio Kit Builder software for a special discounted price of £99 (usually £129)! Vir2 Studio Kit Builder brings together a comprehensive collection of acoustic drum samples into one Kontakt-powered instrument. It also provides plenty of control for refining your individual hits as well as pre-programmed MIDI loops for inspiration and use in your tracks. If you're looking for an intuitive piece of software for building up realistic acoustic drum loops then don't miss this opportunity to get Vir2 Studio Kit Builder at the bargain price of £99!
Following on from yesterday's release of the new Toontrack The Blues EZX expansion pack, we've lined up a little competition giving two people the chance to grab a copy! Entering is simple - comment on Facebook, Youtube and/or Twitter telling us why you think you should win it, and/or share/retweet our little promo video and we'll pick two winners at random on Wednesday!
For a limited time, all owners of XLN Audio's fantastic Addictive Drums software, and anyone who purchases it can claim a FREE copy of Peavey's ReValver HPse software. ReValver HPse is a piece of high-quality, realistic amp-modelling software, featuring a Valve King and 3120 amplifier along with a selection of stompboxes and effects.